Star Wars: The Old Republic gets its release date
Andy Ruffell / 5 years ago
The Eurogamer Expo saw the news of SWTOR release date and details of its subscription prices, SWTOR is set thousands of years before the rise of Darth Vader and is an MMO set in the worlds of Star Wars such as Alderaan, Hoth and Tatooine and features eight primary classes to choose from.
“In 1977, Lucasfilm created magic with the release of Star Wars. Our goal is to capture some of that magic when we go live with Star Wars: The Old Republic on December 20,” said Dr. Ray Muzyka, Co-Founder, BioWare and General Manager, BioWare Label. “This is an incredible moment for everyone at BioWare and our partners at LucasArts who have dedicated so much of their lives to building this extraordinary game.”
Added Dr. Greg Zeschuk, Co-Founder, BioWare and General Manager of the MMO Business Unit of BioWare, “We appreciate the patience of the millions of fans who have been waiting for the game’s release. When we launch this groundbreaking MMO with world class storytelling this holiday season, we hope you will agree that it was worth the wait”.
The game is set to launch in North America on the 20th of December and in Europe will be the 22nd of December, the game comes with 30 days play time after which subscriptions will be $14.99 per month, $41.97 for 3 months ($13.99 per month), or $77.94 for six months ($12.99 per month) in the UK it will be priced at £8.99 per month, £25.17 for three months (£8.39 per month) or £46.14 for six months (£7.69 per month). Subscription pricing in Europe will be €12.99 per month, €35.97 for three months (€11.99 per month) or €65.94 for six months (€10.99 per month).